Leveraging pureXML in a Flex microblogging application, Part 1, Enabling Web services with DB2 pureXML

Set up the database for the sample microblogging app with IBM DB2 Express-C and IBM Data Studio

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Joe Lennon

Date archived: September 6, 2016 | Last updated: January 24, 2012|First published: October 06, 2009

The pureXML capabilities of IBM DB2 allow you to store XML natively in a database without modification, while Adobe Flex applications can read XML directly and populate Flex user interfaces. In this three-part article series, you will create a microblogging application that takes advantage of pureXML, Web services, and Adobe Flex; and even allows you to publish your microblogging updates on Twitter.

24 Jan 2012 - As a followup to reader comments, the author made two revisions. In Prerequisites, you are advised to use the Full Client edition of Data Studio 3.1. to create Web Services. Following Listing 3, the DB2 9.7.5 changes namespace rules section briefly discusses changes to namespace rules in DB2 9.7.5 that require you to change the code in Listing 3.

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ArticleTitle=Leveraging pureXML in a Flex microblogging application, Part 1: Enabling Web services with DB2 pureXML